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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian 152-mm hull self-propelled gun “Hyacinth-S”, a 152-mm self-propelled howitzer 2A65 “Msta-B”, and 4 enemy ammunition depots in the Bashtanskyi, Beryslav, Kakhovka, and Kherson regions in the South of Ukraine on August 30. – Operational Command “South”


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 30. 4 people were killed. 2 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 31 August (approximation): 47900 troops; 1974 tanks; 4312 armored vehicles; 1091 artillery systems; 285 MLRS; 152 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 234 aircraft; 204 helicopters; 3236 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 849 tactical UAVs; 103 special military equipment; 196 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk and Kurakhove directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As of August 31, due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, 735 Ukrainian children were injured, and 379 were killed. 230 Ukrainian children are reported missing, and 7,297 are deported. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have destroyed more than 160 educational establishments in the Luhansk region. 19 of them cannot be restored. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


On August 31, 1 more ship with Ukrainian agricultural products left a port of Odesa through the “grain corridor”. – Official Twitter Account of the Turkish Ministry of National Defence


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian Tor-M2E anti-aircraft missile system, an enemy reconnaissance-strike UAV “Forpost”, and 2 ammunition depots in the South of Ukraine on August 31. Moreover, the Ukrainian Army established fire control over the Kakhovskyi and Antonovskyi road bridges. – Operational Command “South”


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kherson, the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Sumy, and the Chernihiv regions. 6 people were killed. 9 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

See the war

In Kramatorsk, rescues dismantle rubble of a residential building destroyed by Russian missile on February 1, 2023.

By Serhii Korovainyi

Russian troops fired missiles at the residential sector of Kramatorsk, the Donetsk region. A residential building was destroyed. February 1, 2023.

Photo from Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration

A man walks near a damaged building in Bakhmut in the Donetsk region. Constant Russian shelling turned the city into ruins.

By Peter Batanov

Farewell to volunteer Andrew Bagshaw in Kyiv. The British volunteer was killed by Russian forces during a humanitarian evacuation near Soledar in the Donetsk region in January 2023.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

Russian troops fired missiles at the residential building in Kharkiv on January 30, 2023. An older woman was killed, and three more people were injured.

By Yevhenii Zavhorodnii

Ukrainian defender Serhii lost his leg in the battle near Izium, in the Kharkiv region. In this photo, he holds his newborn son.

By Marta Syrko

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